Rolando Martinez Killed in Car Accident on I-27 in Amarillo

Rolando Martinez Killed in Car Accident on I-27 in Amarillo

Rolando Martinez Killed, Woman Injured in Amarillo Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-27

Amarillo, Texas (February 4, 2020) – A man was killed, and a woman was injured Monday afternoon in a multi-vehicle crash in Amarillo, according to the police.

The crash was reported around 4:10 p.m., February 3, on northbound I-27 between Georgia and 45th Avenue.

Police said Rolando Martinez, 24, of Amarillo, was driving a 2016 Toyota Tacoma northbound on the highway when he rear-ended a 2016 Toyota Camry, driven by a 50-year-old Amarillo woman.

Both vehicles came to a stop in the inside lane of the highway. 

A 57-year-old Woodward, OK, man, was driving a semi-truck pulling a trailer, and was unable to avoid hitting the stopped vehicles. The semi-truck hit the Tacoma, causing it to hit the Camry again.

Martinez was taken to the hospital where he later died.

The Camry driver was taken to an Amarillo hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

A second crash occurred on southbound I-27 between Georgia Street and 45th Avenue. Details regarding the crash were not immediately available.

The Traffic Investigation Squad of the Amarillo Police Department is conducting the investigation.

We pass our condolences to the family and friends of Rolando Martinez.

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